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Can a disabled person receiving SSI get a greater monthly

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Can a disabled person receiving SSI get a greater monthly amount because. Physical condition has deteriorated? Also, can that person get additional Medicaid state aid?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JA.Ray here to help you.

Yes the person on medicaid can qualify for skilled care here if they need it.They are already financially approved and eligible and the Nevada medicaid will pay the facility directly for care.The SSI here will b e paid directly to the skilled nursing home as the person's contribution to their care. I n this matter they can be transferred to a skilled letter facility.

This should not be a problem, Nevada medicaid will cover the cost of care.

You can contact the Nevada Long Term Care Ombudsman to help you locate a skilled facility and with transfer of the patient.

Aging and Disability Services Division Administrative Office

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Carson City, NV 89706

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I appreciate the chance to help you today.If you have follow up please just ask.Thanks again.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Ombudsman web page with more

Medicaid will pick up entire cost of skilled care.They will take his SSI or almost all of it for their share of cost of care.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

You can also search by zip code for skilled facilities here.